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Shawl Box

2008.28.6.1 (RS5471)

Description

Hinged wood box covered in black lacquer and painted yellow flowers at corners of lid, center painted "Mehaffey," metal hinges and lock in front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
"Mehaffey" (Stencil)
Location of origin
China (origin); Massachusetts (use)
Object type
CONTAINER
Descriptive terms
BOX
People and organizations
Booth, Lenora Howe, 1871-1958
Howe, Elizabeth Mehaffey, 1838-1921
Dimensions
18 1/4 x 18 1/2 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.28.6.1
GUSN
103686

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